Posted on 05 October 2022

Media coverage in September 2022

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Kina removed in Marlborough Sounds to help rejuvenate reefs 

RNZNick Shears discusses the removal of kina in the Marlborough Sounds to help with rejuvenating seaweed and kelp on reefs (also featured on Stuff). 

New Zealand’s first seaweed summit

Seven Sharp – Ahead of our first seaweed summit, experts from Cawthron Institute spoke about their work for the Building a seaweed sector project.

Seaweed shows promise for use in suncare products (subscription required)

Beauty NZSeaweed sun defence project leader Mike Packer (Cawthron) discusses investigating compounds in seaweed and algae that could be used in sun care products. 

Meet Anna Madarasz-Smith, HBRC’s new science manager

BayBuzz – Anna, part of the research team for the Hawke's Bay regional study, is now Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s new science manager. 

Nicola MacDonald / Kaitiaki Practitioner

Waatea NewsKohunga Kutai project co-leader Nicola MacDonald speaks about using mātauranga Māori and science to develop an alternative to plastic spat-catching rope made from native plant fibres. 

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